Thinking about going green and conserving energy by adding a solar rooftop? Powering your home with solar panels is cost-efficient and eco-friendly, but there are a few things you should know before you make the switch and install solar panels. We’ve compiled the more important factors so you can decide what the best option is […]
The sun is a source of nearly infinite power while energy sources like fossil fuels are expensive, finite, and liable to pollute the environment. Not only is solar energy environmentally-friendly, but it uses a lot fewer resources compared to other power solutions. With this in mind, you can leverage solar panels and more to help your […]
The average cost to install solar panels in the US is $11,900 after federal tax incentives. That’s a lot of sunshine! You may have heard that solar panels can save you money in the long run because of reduced heating costs and tax incentives. Are solar panels worth it? Let’s take a look. 1. Reduced Energy […]
In 2016, the amount of solar power rose by 50% worldwide. On a global scale, more solar power can help reduce water scarcity, mitigate climate change, improve the health of humanity, and decrease pollution. But one sector that stands to benefit from implementing solar energy, in particular, is the agricultural sector. With financial, environmental, and […]
One of our most frequently asked questions for residential solar installation projects in Missouri and Illinois is, “Will my home be worth more money with solar panels?” Past research sponsored by the Department of Energy shows that real estate buyers are willing to pay more for homes with rooftop solar panels, which is important for […]
The City of Creve Coeur presented the awards and finalists for this year’s 2018 Business Awards last month at the Danforth Plant Science Center. EFS Energy’s Director of Sales, Kenny Noel, attended the awards reception along with Saji Jacob, CEO of Vanchi Properties.
It’s been bitterly cold in the Midwest this winter and we’ve been asked a few times what to do to best maintain solar panels during winter storms, snow fall, and generally bleak days around St. Louis. The good news is that you don’t need to bundle up to take care of your solar panels this […]
We’re frequently asked how to maintain solar panels after they are installed. However, once you have your energy-saving solar array installed, it’s easy to keep your solar panels well maintained and working efficiently. Here we’re sharing our pro tips to ensure your panel’s optimal performance year round. Visually Inspect Your System Occasionally, you can inspect […]